Cases 81 - 100 of 670

Inna MOCHALOVA against Russia, (15432/10)

Communicated: 19/09/2016
Lodged: 25/02/2010
Date of violations: 19/11/2009
Location: Chechnya
Representative: No representative
Violation: Property

The applicant brought a counterclaim, seeking the reinstatement of her status as a forced migrant. She claimed that she had not applied for the prolongation of her status because of serious health problems. She had been classified as having a first-degree disability and had not managed to gather all the necessary documents in time. The compensation paid for her housing in Chechnya had been insufficient for buying a flat in St Petersburg. She did not have any other housing or family support. Her eldest son had been killed in Chechnya while another son did not have any housing of his own. The applicant complains under Article 8 of the Convention of a violation of her right to respect for the home.

 

Ramzan MEZHIYEV and others against Russia, (63000/14)

Communicated: 19/09/2016
Lodged: 01/09/2014
Date of violations: 24/07/2005
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Materi Chechni
Violation: Disappearance

At about 12 noon (in the documents submitted the time of the event was also referred to as 2 p.m.) on 24 July 2005 Mr Magomed Mezhiyev, who was an officer of the Chechnya Ministry of the Interior at the material time, and his acquaintance, Mr A.M. (in the documents submitted also referred to as Mr A.Kh.), were on Pobedy Avenue in Grozny when a group of armed men in camouflage trousers and black T-shirts forced them out of their car. The men apprehended Mr Magomed Mezhiyev and loaded him into the trunk of a car which was parked nearby. Shortly afterwards several VAZ 2107 cars without registration numbers arrived on the scene. The men forced Mr A.M. into one of those cars and drove off in the direction of Minutka Square, Grozny. According to the applicants, several days after the abduction an unidentified armed man in a black uniform contacted them and offered a video recording depicting Mr Magomed Mezhiyev and Mr A.M. detained on the premises of the Grozny district department of the interior (Грозненский районный отдел внутренних дел (РОВД)) (hereinafter “the Grozny ROVD”) in exchange for money (1,000 United States dollars (USD)). The applicants paid the requested sum for the video recording and submitted it to the investigators (see below). The whereabouts of Mr Magomed Mezhiyev have remained unknown ever since.

 

Abdulbek GADAYEV and others against Russia, (51119/15)

Communicated: 19/09/2016
Lodged: 02/10/2015
Date of violations: 05/08/2008
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Materi Chechni
Violation: Disappearance

At about 10 p.m. on 5 August 2008 a group of armed servicemen in civilian clothes arrived at the applicants’ house at 1 Tsvetochnaya Street in Mesker-Yurt, Chechnya in three vehicles: a white VAZ 2107 car with the registration numbers containing the digits 327 07 RUS; a VAZ 2112; and an UAZ jeep (the Hunter model) without registration numbers. The servicemen entered the courtyard of the applicants’ house, apprehended Mr Gadayev (a former member of illegal armed groups), forced him into the VAZ 2107 car and drove off in the direction of the Shali-Argun motorway. The first applicant saw the servicemen taking his son away and tried to intervene; however, one of the perpetrators threatened him with firearms and fired several warning shots into the ground. According to the applicants, shortly after the abduction the white VAZ 2107 car was seen parked on the premises of the Argun department of the interior (Аргунский отдел внутренних дел) (hereinafter “the OVD”). The car allegedly belonged to Mr Su.I., who was also abducted on 5 August 2008 by a group of armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms. According to the applicants’ version of the event, the servicemen seized Mr Su.I.’s VAZ 2107 car, changed its registration plate and drove to Mesker-Yurt, where they carried out the abduction of Mr Gadayev. The whereabouts of Mr Gadayev have remained unknown ever since.

 

Khava DEMELKHANOVA against Russia, (59203/13)

Communicated: 19/09/2016
Lodged: 08/07/2013
Date of violations: 28/03/2004
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Said Mushayev
Violation: Disappearance

In the afternoon of 28 March 2004 Mr Demelkhanov was at the junction of P. Musorova Street and 8 Marta Street in Grozny, Chechnya, when a group of armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms arrived in armoured personnel carriers (APCs), arrested him and took him away to an unknown destination. The whereabouts of Mr Abdula Demelkhanov have remained unknown ever since.

 

Baret TEMIRSULTANOVA and Kiysa TEMIRSULTANOVA against Russia, (70571/13)

Communicated: 05/09/2016
Lodged: 15/10/2013
Date of violations: 05/03/2001
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Tagir Shamsudinov
Violation: Disappearance

At about 12.15 a.m. on 5 March 2001 (in the documents submitted the date was also indicated as 4 March 2001) a group of about thirty armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms arrived at the applicants’ houses at 50 Gagarina Street in Tsotsi-Yurt in armoured personnel carriers (APCs). The servicemen spoke unaccented Russian and were wearing military helmets; some of them were wearing balaclavas. Having broken into the applicants’ houses, which were located next to each other and shared the same courtyard, the servicemen forced Mr Khuseyn Temirsultanov, Mr Khasan Temirsultanov and Mr Movldi Temirsultanov outside, then put them into one of the APCs and drove off to an unknown destination. The whereabouts of the applicants’ relatives have remained unknown ever since. Their abduction took place in the presence of the applicants and their neighbours.

 

Milana TAYSUMOVA against Russia, (50260/15)

Communicated: 05/09/2016
Lodged: 15/09/2015
Date of violations: 27/09/2004
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Tagir Shamsudinov
Violation: Disappearance

At about 8 p.m. on 27 September 2004 a group of about ten armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms arrived at Mr Taysumov’s house at 23 Arsanova Street in Novyye Atagi, Chechnya, in a KAVS bus with registration numbers containing the digits 448 95. The servicemen were of Slavic appearance and spoke unaccented Russian. They checked Mr Taysumov’s passport, then forced him into the bus and drove off in the direction of Grozny. The whereabouts of Mr Taysumov have remained unknown ever since. His abduction took place in the presence of several witnesses, including his parents (Ms T.T. and Mr I.T.), his wife and neighbours.

 

Patimat PASHAYEVA and Madina MUSAITOVA against Russia, (11542/15)

Communicated: 05/09/2016
Lodged: 19/02/2015
Date of violations: 05/06/2004
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Materi Chechni
Violation: Disappearance

At about 6 p.m. on 5 June 2004 Mr Taysumov was on a street in Vedeno, Chechnya, when armed servicemen in balaclavas arrested him, forced him into an UAZ minivan (tabletka) without registration numbers and drove off to an unknown destination. The whereabouts of Mr Taysumov have remained unknown ever since.

 

Larisa IZHAYEVA and others against Russia, (62822/15)

Communicated: 05/09/2016
Lodged: 01/12/2015
Date of violations: 14/07/2003
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Materi Chechni
Violation: Disappearance

At about 4.30 a.m. on 14 July 2003 a group of ten to twelve armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms and balaclavas arrived at the applicants’ house at 94 Voronezhskaya Street in Grozny in two UAZ minivans (tabletka) and a Volga car. The vehicles’ registration numbers were covered with mud. The servicemen spoke unaccented Russian and used portable radio sets. They broke into the applicants’ house, forced all those present onto the floor and searched the premises. Having checked Mr Gerikhanov’s passport, they forced him outside, put him into one of the UAZ minivans and drove off to an unknown destination. One of the servicemen lost a bullet while reloading his machine gun in the courtyard of the applicants’ house during the operation. The applicants found the bullet and submitted it to the investigators (see below). The whereabouts of Mr Gerikhanov have remained unknown ever since.

 

Zabu IBRAGIMOVA and Others, (78616/13)

Communicated: 05/09/2016
Lodged: 26/11/2013
Date of violations: 21/03/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Materi Chechni
Violation: Disappearance

At about 3.00 a.m. on 21 March 2002 a group of ten to fifteen armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms and balaclavas arrived at the applicants’ house at 18 Sportivnyy Lane in Achkhoy-Martan in an UAZ car and an UAZ minivan (tabletka). Having broken into the house, the servicemen checked Mr Ibragimov’s passport, then forced him outside, put him into the UAZ minivan and drove off in the direction of Katyr-Yurt. The whereabouts of Mr Ibragimov have remained unknown ever since. His abduction took place in the presence of the applicants and their neighbours.

 

Gazali IBAKOV and others against Russia, (60905/14)

Communicated: 05/09/2016
Lodged: 18/08/2014
Date of violations: 23/07/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Materi Chechni
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2 a.m. on 23 July 2002 Mr Ibakov and his family members, including the second applicant, were at home at 21 Komsomolskaya Street in Oktyabrskoye when a group of twenty to thirty armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms broke into their house. The servicemen spoke unaccented Russian; those of them who were not wearing balaclavas were of Slavic appearance. They searched the premises, then forced Mr Ibakov and the second applicant outside, put them into an UAZ minivan (tabletka) without registration numbers and drove off to an unknown destination. On 26 July 2002 the second applicant was released on the outskirts of the village of Pravoberezhnoye, Chechnya, and returned home. He was subsequently questioned by the investigators about the circumstances of the abduction (see below). The whereabouts of Mr Ibakov have remained unknown ever since.

 

Imani DANGIRIYEVA and Rizvan DANGIRIYEV against Russia, ( 71383/13)

Communicated: 05/09/2016
Lodged: 25/10/2013
Date of violations: 28/07/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Materi Chechni
Violation: Disappearance

On the night of 27-28 July 2002 Mr Dangiriyev and his family members were at home at 22 Nuradilova Street in Geldagan, Chechnya, when between midnight and 1 a.m. a group of about ten armed servicemen wearing camouflage uniforms and balaclavas broke into their house. The servicemen spoke unaccented Russian; one of them was not wearing a balaclava and had a Slavic appearance. The servicemen searched the premises, then forced Mr Dangiriyev outside and took him away to an unknown destination.
In June 2005 an unidentified person contacted the applicants’ relative, Mr S.D., and gave him a list of seven persons who had allegedly been abducted by federal forces and who were still alive but being held in detention in Grozny. Mr Dangiriyev’s name was on the list. The applicants submitted this information to the investigators (see below).
The whereabouts of Mr Dangiriyev have remained unknown since the date of his abduction. His abduction took place in the presence of members of his family.

 

Roza ASTAMIROVA and Movdy ISRAILOV against Russia, ( 69031/14)

Communicated: 05/09/2016
Lodged: 11/10/2014
Date of violations: 01/03/2003
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Materi Chechni
Violation: Disappearance

At about 3 a.m. on 1 March 2003 a group of ten armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms arrived at the applicants’ house at 36 Chkalova Street in Katyr-Yurt, Chechnya, in two UAZ cars without registration numbers. The servicemen wore balaclavas and spoke unaccented Russian. They searched the premises, checked the identities of all those present in the house, then forced Mr Lom Israilov outside and took him away to an unknown destination.
The whereabouts of Mr Israilov have remained unknown ever since. His abduction took place in the presence of the applicants, other family members and neighbours.

 

Shavayev v. Russia, (70688/10)

Judgement date: 19/07/2016
Communicated: 18/09/2013
Date of violations: 11/05/2010
Location: Moscow
Representative: SRJI
Non-pecuniary damage: 1500 €

At the material time all the applicants were detained in Russian penal facilities. While in detention, the applicants Mr Baban, Mr Barkov and Mr Bogatyrev sought compensation for inadequate conditions of their detention and substandard medical care; the applicants Mr Davydov, Mr Pflyaum and Mr Yakovlev were involved in contract disputes; Mr Fedchenko was the respondent in a divorce claim; Mr Starodubtsev challenged the decision by which he had lost the status of a disabled person; and Mr Shavayev was the defendant in an action for damages brought by the Federal Customs Service. None of the applicants, apart from Mr Yakovlev, were able to attend the hearings before the courts of first instance. The domestic courts refused the applicants leave to be present at the hearings, on the ground that there was no domestic legal provision for bringing detainees to courts. In some of the cases they quoted Article 77.1 of the Code on the Execution of Sentences (see paragraph 10 below) and the relevant provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure. In the other cases the issue of the applicants’ presence was left unaddressed. In the first-instance proceedings Mr Shavayev and Mr Starodubtsev were represented by their relatives. Mr Barkov and Mr Davydov were interviewed at courts located near the places of their detention.

 

Aliyev and Gadzhiyeva v. Russia, (11059/12)

Judgement date: 12/07/2016
Communicated: 06/06/2012
Lodged: 22/02/2012
Date of violations: 21/01/2012
Location: Dagestan, Makhachkala
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance
Non-pecuniary damage: 120000 €

Sirazhudin Aliyev and Gazimagomed Abdullayev were abducted by State agents in the afternoon on 21 January 2012 when driving on a street in  Makhachkala, Dagestan. The two young men were driving in Gazimagomed’s VAZ-Kalina car to pick up money from a person who owed it to a relative of theirs, when they were stopped by a group of several armed men in the traffic police uniforms who drove in a white Toyota car and a black VAZ-Priora car. The men hit Gazimagomed’s car with truncheons, forced Sirazhudin and Gazimagomed out, put them separately into their vehicles and drove away. Shorty after that Gazimagomed’s car disappeared from the place of the incident. According to the applicants’, their
relatives were taken to the premises of the Dagestan Centre on Terrorism Counteraction (the CTC) in Makhachkala. Sirazhudin Aliyev and Gazimagomed Abdullayev have not been seen since.

 

Doshuyeva and Yusupov v. Russia, (58055/10)

Judgement date: 23/06/2016
Communicated: 16/06/2011
Lodged: 28/09/2010
Date of violations: 19/06/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 3 p.m. on 19 June 2002 Isa Yusupov were detained by the servicemen of the mobile checkpoint in the settlement of Voykovo, Grozny, Chechnya. The servicemen were driving  two APCs and two cars UAZ. They put Isa into the one of APCs and took him away. Isa has been missing since that. The investigation into this fact has no  result.

 

Ibragim Tsechoyev v. Russia, (18011/12)

Judgement date: 21/06/2016
Communicated: 16/07/2012
Lodged: 27/03/2012
Date of violations: 22/03/2012
Location: Ingushetia, Ordzhenikidzevskaya
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

Abu-Bakar Tsechoyev was abducteud by State agents in the evening of 22 March 2012 from the place of his work at the water station in the settlement of Ordzhenikidzevskaya, Ingushetia. A group of about ten men in camouflage uniforms and masks armed with automatic weapons broke into the station, tied the employees, took them into separate rooms and subjected them to beatings. Then they took Abu-Bakar Tsechoyev outside, forced him in one of their UAZ-brand vehicles and drove away in the direction of Chechnya. They were supposed to pass through a checkpoint located on the border between Ingushetia and Chechnya, on the auto route Ordzhenikidzevskaya - Semovodsk.

 

Mutayeva and Ismailova v. Russia, (33539/12)

Judgement date: 21/06/2016
Communicated: 01/10/2012
Lodged: 02/06/2012
Date of violations: 02/05/2012
Location: Dagestan, Kizilyurt
Representative: D. Itslayev

At about 1 p.m. on 2 May 2012 Mr Kamil Mutayev and his twelve‑year old son Muradis were driving in their VAZ-21099 car in Shamil Street in the centre of the town of Kizilyurt, Dagestan, when they were blocked by two silver-coloured VAZ Priora cars with heavily tinted windows, one of which had an official registration number containing the digits “78”. Eight masked men in black uniforms and armed with pistols and machine guns got out of the Priora cars, knocked Mr Kamil Mutayev off his feet and forced him into one of their vehicles. They threatened his son with firearms and ordered him to stay in the car. The abduction took place approximately two hundred metres from the district police station (the department of the interior) and the public prosecutor’s office. After the abduction the perpetrators drove away through the local traffic police checkpoint. The applicants submitted to the Court the witness statements of Ms Ya.R. dated 7 February 2013 and of Ms As.I. dated 25 February 2013. According to both women, they did not see the abduction but both saw two Priora cars speeding away from the vicinity of where the incident took place around the time of the abduction. It does not appear that either of the witnesses provided a statement to the investigation.

 

Doshayev v. Russia, (25506/13)

Communicated: 31/05/2016
Lodged: 18/03/2013
Date of violations: 04/02/2000
Location: Chechnya
Representative: No representative
Violation: Disappearance

On 4 February 2000 Mr Akhmed Doshayev and Mr Alvi Doshayev along with other residents of the village were detained by military servicemen in the course of a “sweeping-up” operation in Shaami-Yurt. On 6 March 2000 the body of Mr Akhmed Doshayev was found in Shaami-Yurtn whereas the whereabouts of Mr Alvi Doshayev have not been established since. On 14 March 2001 the Achkhoy-Martan district prosecutor’s office opened criminal case no. 27010 under Article 127 of the Criminal Code (unlawful detention). The investigation is still pending.

 

Bachayeva and Others v. Russia, (24737/13)

Communicated: 31/05/2016
Lodged: 21/03/2013
Date of violations: 11/01/2000
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Materi Chechni
Violation: Disappearance

On 11 January 2000 Mr Muslim Bachayev was forced by armed men in an APC at bus stop “Tashkala” in Grozny and taken away to an unknown destination. On an unspecified date in September 2000 the Grozny prosecutor’s office opened criminal case no. 12323. The investigation is still pending.

 

Gerimovy v. Russia, (8435/12)

Communicated: 31/05/2016
Lodged: 19/01/2012
Date of violations: 02/06/2000
Location: Chechnya
Representative: No representative
Violation: Disappearance

On 2 June 2000 Mr Akhyad Gerimov was stopped on the way to his work at a military checkpoint in the Zavodskoy district of Grozny. The servicemen put him in an APC and took him away to an unknown destination. On an unspecified date in August 2000 the Grozny prosecutor’s office opened criminal case no. 12073. The investigation is still pending.

 
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